New Zealand Travel & Tourism

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Top 20 Free Or Cheap Things To Do In Auckland

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

Maxed out the budget and need to find some free or cheap things to do in Auckland? Look no further – we have sorted through the best of the best and found 20 great free activities, attractions and places to go in Auckland. 1. Visit One Tree Hill And Cornwall Park Neighbouring parks that when (read more)

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10 Best Day Trips From Auckland

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Sunrise At Summit Track Mount Maunganui

Heading out of the city for a day can be a great way to change the pace a little and recharge the batteries. Being centrally located, Auckland is one of the best places to discover exciting new destinations within easy driving distance without the need for costly overnight stays. Need a quick rundown on the best (read more)

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New Zealand Skiing And Snowboarding

Friday, February 1st, 2019

South Island Winter Road

New Zealand’s ski fields offer world-class skiing and snowboarding with a range of slopes for all abilities in the North and South Island. Check them out here.

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Road Trip Guide Christchurch To Hanmer Springs

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Hanmer Springs Hot Pools

Save money and organise your own Christchurch to Hanmer Springs road tour with a low cost rental car. Check out our tips for the best route with directions plus what to do when you get there.

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Day Trip From Christchurch – Explore The Banks Peninsula

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Akaroa

Close to Christchurch the Banks Peninsula is home to many beautiful bays, each with their own unique character. Use your rental car to explore the area and enjoy the beaches and spectacular views.

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Road Trip Guide – Christchurch To Nelson

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Christchurch Aerial

Heading northwards from Christchurch to Nelson is a popular self-drive route for many travellers in New Zealand. The twisting turning road takes you through an ever changing landscape of rural farmland, coastal panoramas and subtropical forests. The entire trip from Christchurch to Nelson can be made in a single (fairly long) day, or you can (read more)

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Christchurch Winter Activities 2019

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Hanmer Springs Hot Pools

Christchurch is the gateway to the whole Canterbury region and is a great place to start your South Island journey. Here’s USAVE’s pick of activities and places to visit from Christchurch during winter.

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Top 6 Christchurch City Suburbs

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

New Brighton Pier

Want to get off the beaten track and explore a bit of the real Christchurch? Find out where the locals like to hang out in 6 of the best Christchurch suburbs get the most out of your visit to Christchurch City. 1. Merivale One suburb that has always been a buzzing home for food and (read more)

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Summer Activities Auckland 2018 – 2019

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Aerial View Over Waitemata Harbour

With beautiful sandy beaches, hot sunny days and water everywhere you turn, summertime in Auckland is simply the best time to get the most out of this amazing city. Explore the sights and sounds of New Zealand’s ‘city of sails’ and soak up some sun this summer in Auckland. Read on for our suggestions on (read more)

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Guide To Walking The Lake Waikaremoana Track

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Located in the east of the North Island, Lake Waikaremoana is a clear blue gem surrounded by an abundance of lush native bush. Located in Te Urewera National Park, the entire area is protected and has become a sanctuary for endemic New Zealand bird species which you will hear as you walk though the trees. (read more)

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